dhaniya chutney | coriander dip

Hello frens

Today I am posting the recipe for Dhaniya chutney/ coriander dip which is the most important accompaniment of various types of pakoras, cheelas and yes paranthas too!! Just a simple coriander dip can simply enhance the taste of a  pakodas. It is heart of many street foods like chaats, gol gappas etc. Fresh coriander has its own subtle taste and has many health benefits too.WhatsApp Image 2018-09-09 at 4.55.44 PM(1)

Benefits of coriander:

Coriander or cilantro is a wonderful source of dietary fiber, manganese, iron and magnesium as well. In addition, coriander leaves are rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin K and protein. They also contain small amounts of calcium, phosphorous, potassium, thiamin, niacin and carotene.

Ingredients:
Fresh coriander: 150 gms
Whole green chilies: 2 big sized
Chopped ginger: 1 tbsp
Tomatoes: 1 whole big sized
Garam masala powder: 1 tsp
Black salt: 1 tsp
Salt: 1/2 tsp
Hing/asafoetida: pinch of
Lemon juice: 2 tsp

Method:
1. Wash thoroughly fresh coriander. Take a mixer grinder and add coriander, green chilies, tomatoes and ginger to it.WhatsApp Image 2018-09-09 at 1.02.51 PM
2. Grind them to a fine paste. Add lemon juice to it.WhatsApp Image 2018-09-09 at 1.02.52 PM
3. Add all the spices. Give a nice stir.WhatsApp Image 2018-09-09 at 1.02.52 PM(1)
4. Check the seasoning and enjoy with dish of your choice.WhatsApp Image 2018-09-09 at 4.55.45 PM

Note:

  1. This is the recipe for basic coriander dip. You can add any other spices of your choice too.
  2. Keep the stems of the coriander too along with the leaves for added flavor.
  3. The benefits of coriander are referenced from Google.

 

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